ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2010: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2010-08-01 - 2011-05-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V386000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-08-01 Date Received by ODI: 2011-07-28 Date Added to Database: 2011-08-02
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 548
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 63
Summary:
      ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 AERIAL DEVICES UTILITY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 2010 THROUGH MAY 2011, THE BATTERY FUSE BLOCK MAY BE INSTALLED INCORRECTLY. THE POWER SOURCE MAY HAVE BEEN CONNECTED TO THE WRONG SIDE "POST" OF THE FUSE LEAVING THE BATTERY HOT CABLE UNPROTECTED WITHOUT A FUSE.
Consequence:
      THE CHASSIS BATTERIES COULD SHORT AND CAUSE A FIRE INCREASING THE RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.
Remedy:
      ALTEC WILL INSPECT THE CONNECTION OF THE BATTERY CABLE TO THE FUSE BLOCK, THE POSITION OF THE FUSE BLOCK MOUNTING PLATE ON THE BATTERY, AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 1, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALTEC SAFETY RECALL NO. CSN 548.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .